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Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat is one of many reminders that the modern economy has not transcended the realities of undercompensated manual toil.
Camel wrestling is an ancient Anatolian sport originating among Turkic tribes well over 2,000 years ago, a tradition still seen along Turkey's Aegean coast.
With Japanese militarism on the rise, Okinawan leaders bring an angry appeal for peace to Tokyo.
Lebanon is being pulled closer yet to Syria's civil war.
Seventy-four percent of Yemenis live in rural areas, and the majority of those lack the same three things: electricity, clean water, and education.
Indonesia's Shi'a minority is under heavy attack by Saudi-funded Wahhabists.
Mortally threatened by climate change, Kiribati's future will be determined by one airport runway.
The locals in one Turkish border province take a dim view of the anti-Assad fighters making their home there.
Australian politicians are discovering the perils of treating their country like a U.S. military base.
The Mexican left is fighting a long political tradition of corruption and electoral fraud.